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Commodore Connection | Feb. 2023
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University Counseling Center offers groups, workshops 

The University Counseling Center offers groups and workshops for undergraduate, graduate and professional students that provide a supportive and affirming space for students to discuss challenges and build connections.
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Immersion Vanderbilt

Register for the “Cultivating Knowledge through Experiential Learning” webinar

Immersion Vanderbilt is a degree requirement for the class of 2023 and beyond. Through Immersion Vanderbilt, students transform ideas into action, explore their passions and make a difference in the world. Join Carolyn Floyd, senior director of the Office of Experiential Learning and Immersion Vanderbilt, to learn more about how you can support your student as they engage in their immersive experience and culminating project.

Thursday, Feb. 23
Noon–1 p.m. CT

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Photo by Angelica Park, Class of 2023 

Register for “An Introduction to Study Abroad for Parents and Families” webinar  

Studying abroad is a wonderful opportunity for Vanderbilt students to expand their horizons, develop intercultural skills and grow more independently.  
Join staff from the Global Education Office and the Office of Global Safety to learn more about studying abroad, including how Vanderbilt supports students, funding and timelines, and how you can help your student maximize the value of their time abroad. 
Wednesday, March 1   
Noon–1 p.m. CT  

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Clintons announce program for CGI U 2023 meeting at Vanderbilt University March 3–5

With a theme of “Homecoming: Strengthening Community, Leadership and Action,” this year’s Clinton Global Initiative University meeting will tackle pressing global challenges, including climate change, reproductive rights for girls and women, and protecting human rights and health equity. It will be the first in-person CGI U meeting in five years and will be held at Vanderbilt University March 3–5.     
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Vanderbilt Programs for Youth

Vanderbilt University named top producer of Fulbright Scholars

This recognition is given to the U.S. colleges and universities with the highest number of applicants selected for the 2022–23 Fulbright U.S. Student Program. For academic year 2022–23, 20 students and alumni from Vanderbilt University were selected for Fulbright awards.
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Vanderbilt Chapters

CSW offers well-being practices, skill-building workshops, drop-in coaching

The Center for Student Wellbeing aims to create a culture that supports the personal and academic success of students by using an integrative, holistic framework. The CSW offers weekly well-being practices, skill-building workshops and drop-in coaching services. 
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Vanderbilt to celebrate Black History Month with February event lineup

Vanderbilt University will celebrate Black History Month during February with events aimed to acknowledge and appreciate the accomplishments of Black people on campus, across the country and around the globe.
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Vanderbilt to begin utility and infrastructure upgrades for campus growth 

Vanderbilt University is making extensive upgrades to its utilities and other infrastructure as it prepares for campus growth. The Central Utilities Initiative, scheduled to begin in February, will provide enhancements to support various Vandy United projects, the Highland Quad residential colleges to be built along 25th Avenue South, and other future projects.
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WATCH: “How to Help Your Student Get Ahead This Summer” – Webinar hosted with Owen Graduate School of Management

Cherrie Wilkerson, assistant dean for young professional programs at Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt undergraduate students, and current students from our specialized master’s programs participate in a panel discussion about many career-building opportunities available for students that will add to their college experience and prepare them for the future. It’s never too early or too late to start planning for a fun and fruitful summer experience!  
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Vanderbilt Chapter Events

Parents are invited to attend the Vanderbilt Chapter events. Come out and meet fellow Vanderbilt parents and alumni in your area.

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